Garra namyaensis Shangningam & Vishwanath, 2012
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 Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
 Max. size:  7.25 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic
 Distribution:  Asia: Namya River, Chindwin basin in Manilur, India.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-8; Anal soft rays: 6-6; Vertebrae: 32-32. Can be diagnosed by the following characters: smoothly rounded snout tip, prominent triangular-shaped rostral lobe with 10-11 strong, conical tubercles; proboscis and transverse groove absent; predorsal region, chest and abdomen scaled; two pairs of barbels; 31 lateral line scales, circumpeduncular scales 14, 3.5/1/3.5 transverse-scale rows; 9 gill rakers; 32 total vertebrae; dorsal fin with broad black band is near the posterior margin; and a distinct W-shaped broad black band in caudal fin (Ref. 89709).
 Biology:  Occurs in swiftly flowing clear water with gravel bottom and lush green algal bloom. Observed to adhere to rocks (Ref. 89709).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 19.03.12

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